Egypt waits on an IMF loan

October 11, 2016

The IMF’s executive board is expected to approve a loan to Egypt soon. What effect will the loan have and what will the austerity measures demanded by the IMF do to Egypt’s economy?


RiskMap Podcast: Obama and the GCC, Merkel visits Putin and Morsi’s fate in Egypt

May 8, 2015

In the coming weeks, the leaders of GCC nations visit Washington, where the discussion will touch on crises in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen. Angela Merkel visit Vladimir Putin in Moscow in an attempt to salvage the peace process in Ukraine—against a backdrop of worsening violence and European angst over sanctions. Meanwhile in Egypt, verdicts in two cases against deposed President Mohamed Morsi are due, though Egypt’s own trials seem likely to persist. Hosted by Charles Hecker and Michael Moran.


New Year, New Constitution: Egypt 2014 Forecast

January 22, 2014

Last week saw the approval of a new constitution. Is this a step on the road to political stability in Egypt?


Egypt - more troubles

August 19, 2013

Instability in Egypt is again front of mind for investors in the Middle East and North Africa region. In this podcast Lucy Jones, Control Risks Egypt analyst discusses the latest developments.



Egypt: Business Update

June 28, 2013

Tensions in Egypt have been escalating in the run-up to the first anniversary of President Morsi taking office. In this podcast Lucy Jones, Control Risks’ political and security risk analyst for Egypt assesses the significance of the protests and the long term implications for business.


Egypt referendum: What we’ve learnt so far

December 18, 2012

Following the first round of the referendum in Egypt, Henry Smith, North Africa Analyst at Control Risks discusses what we've learnt so far.